Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Penn State University offers undergraduate degrees in Agricultural Systems Management and Biological Engineering, and graduate degrees in Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

ABE News

Urban development reduces flash flooding chances in arid West
November 13, 2019
The research findings were unique because they documented for the first time the reduced flashiness of arid urban streams in the West and showed what a big role so-called “dry weather flows” are playing in overall streamflow patterns.
Ground broken for new ag engineering shop at Fruit Research and Extension Center
November 11, 2019
Facility will enable research aimed at automating orchard operations
New HEEP Initiative Makes First Faculty Hire
November 11, 2019
Christine Costello will be seated in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences and will be a Research Associate in the Rock Ethics Institute.
Ali Demirci featured in the November/December 2019 Resource Magazine
November 4, 2019
Professor Demirci's Article is featured on page 19, "The Need for Food Engineering".
'4th bottom line' key to sustainable waste materials management for universities
October 28, 2019
“University leadership must be committed to sustainable waste management and ‘doing the right thing." said Judd Michael, professor of agricultural and biological engineering in the College of Agricultural Sciences.